A trial is scheduled to begin in the case of a Detroit man accused of abducting, raping and killing his girlfriend’s 5-year-old niece.
The search continues for a second suspect, believed to be an accomplice. The two other victims of the shooting remain hospitalized, but are expected to survive.
A judge has given a 3- to 15-year prison sentence to a father of two small boys who died when a fire started after he left them home alone in Detroit.
A young man who killed a 4-year-old boy on a central Michigan Indian reservation has been sentenced to 40 years in federal prison, the maximum under his plea agreement.
The boys had been left alone for “a considerable period of time” when the incident happened.
A 22-year-old man has been found guilty in the death of a 1-year-old Kalamazoo girl who had hemorrhaging in her brain and eyes.
Police say it happened when the girl was being dropped off by a parent at Eriksson Elementary School.
A commission that oversees a park in western Michigan isn’t immune to a lawsuit by the family of an 11-year-old boy who died while sledding.
The death that occurred weeks after a court official declined to remove the girl from her home.
The 24-year-old offered an apology before the sentence was handed down, saying: “This is the single-most deviant act I’ve ever committed.”